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Re: What are you watching?
« Reply #90 on: April 17, 2019, 09:42:22 PM »
Oh no :(


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Re: What are you watching?
« Reply #91 on: April 19, 2019, 08:32:19 AM »
Heading to see Shazam tomorrow morning. It looks fun, and hopefully it will be!

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« Reply #92 on: April 19, 2019, 09:37:25 AM »
Cowboy Bebop is going to be a live-action Netflix series. I am totally unsure how I feel about this.

Based on what they did to Death Note you guys are in good hands.

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Nah...to hell with that.

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« Reply #93 on: May 13, 2019, 10:35:41 PM »
Just got home from seeing What You Leave Behind, which is the Star Trek Deep Space Nine documentary.  Special showing in theaters just tonight, but it'll be on DVD/Blu-ray in August.  Pretty great overall, with a lot of cool stuff, lots of interviews, and having the writing team write a hypothetical present-day Season 8 Episode 1, where the characters and the show would be 20 years later.  Was very meta too, with a lot of in-jokes during the credits about what couldn't make it in.

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« Reply #94 on: May 14, 2019, 04:38:30 PM »
Almost done with season 3 of the Last Kingdom on Netflix.  I like it.

Just got home from seeing What You Leave Behind, which is the Star Trek Deep Space Nine documentary.  Special showing in theaters just tonight, but it'll be on DVD/Blu-ray in August.  Pretty great overall, with a lot of cool stuff, lots of interviews, and having the writing team write a hypothetical present-day Season 8 Episode 1, where the characters and the show would be 20 years later.  Was very meta too, with a lot of in-jokes during the credits about what couldn't make it in.
I just got done binging all of the DS9 epsiodes on Netflix about 3 weeks ago.  I hadn't seen it for years, and loved watching them all again.  I think DS9 was my favorite Star Trek series.

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« Reply #95 on: May 15, 2019, 04:43:44 PM »
Just got home from seeing What You Leave Behind, which is the Star Trek Deep Space Nine documentary.  Special showing in theaters just tonight, but it'll be on DVD/Blu-ray in August.  Pretty great overall, with a lot of cool stuff, lots of interviews, and having the writing team write a hypothetical present-day Season 8 Episode 1, where the characters and the show would be 20 years later.  Was very meta too, with a lot of in-jokes during the credits about what couldn't make it in.
I just got done binging all of the DS9 epsiodes on Netflix about 3 weeks ago.  I hadn't seen it for years, and loved watching them all again.  I think DS9 was my favorite Star Trek series.

I was always way into it when it was on, but I can understand how this documentary showed how much the actors felt marginalized because they were never shown on their own.  There was always TNG or Voyager on at the same time, and apparently Paramount always treated them as 2nd class for "not being real Star Trek", and they were mostly only shown the worst of the reviews and internet comments about them (which they read many in the doc).  The "planet of the week" style of the other series works for entertainment for casual fans, but the serialized form of DS9 is way better at telling meaningful stories and teaching allegorical lessons about humanity.  Of course, being serialized has also made it age pretty well, considering our ability now to binge watch everything through streaming.  With Paramount not really backing them as much as they should have, they had a lot of problems of affiliates dropping the network or shifting around the air time constantly in the later seasons, so it was hard to get the whole continuous story until the DVDs came out (which were like $140 per season).  Time has been and will be good to DS9.

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Re: What are you watching?
« Reply #96 on: June 03, 2019, 06:10:13 PM »
godzilla. i liked the previous one, but this was terrible. some awesome images, and Ghidorah looked fantastic, but you can get that from a few stills from the trailers. actually struggled to stay awake in the middle, and i almost never do that.

saw john wick parabellum a few weeks ago. not a great movie, but for some reason it was ridiculously entertaining.

watched the first episode of good omens as well. heavy on the exposition, as might be expected. looking forward to continuing.
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Re: What are you watching?
« Reply #97 on: June 05, 2019, 08:52:32 PM »
saw john wick parabellum a few weeks ago. not a great movie, but for some reason it was ridiculously entertaining.

Hint: the reason was Keanu. ;)

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Re: What are you watching?
« Reply #98 on: June 05, 2019, 09:11:10 PM »
saw john wick parabellum a few weeks ago. not a great movie, but for some reason it was ridiculously entertaining.

Hint: the reason was Keanu. ;)

not wrong. he's found his niche.
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